W R I T I N G S
 
Articles on Music
 
Wannamaker, R.A., “Rhythmicon Relationships, Farey Series and James Tenney's Spectral CANON for CONLON Nancarrow ”, Music Theory Spectrum, Vol. 34/1, Fall 2012. (PDF; audio examples are here)
 
Wannamaker, R.A., “The Spectral Music of James Tenney”, Contemporary Music Review, Vol. 27, No. 1, February 2008, pp. 91-130. (journal)
 
Gronemeyer, G., L. Pratt, M. Sabat, C. Streb, and R.A. Wannamaker, "James Tenney: Works”, Contemporary Music Review, Vol. 27, No. 1, February 2008, pp.151-56. ( journal)
 
Wannamaker, R.A., "Structure and Perception in Herma by Iannis Xenakis", Music Theory Online, Vol. 7, No. 3, May 2001. (online)
 
  Other Publications on Music

Wannamaker, R.A., “Mathematics and Design in the Music of Iannis Xenakis” in Xenakis Matters, S. Kanach, ed., Pendragon Press, Hillsdale, NY, 2012.

 
Wannamaker, R.A., “North American Spectralism”, Spectral World Musics: Proceedings of the Istanbul International Spectral Music Conference, Nov. 18-23, 2003. Reigle, R., and P. Whitehead, eds. Pan Yayincilik, Istanbul, Turkey, 2008, pp. 348-67. (PDF )
 
Wannamaker, R.A., and D. Lidov, graphic prolongation analyses of the Prelude from Bach BWV 1001, for Cumming, N., The Sonic Self, Indiana Univ. Press, Bloomington, IN, 2000.
 
Wannamaker, R.A. “SoundWeb: WWW Resources for New Music”, Musicworks Magazine, Toronto, ON, 2000-01. Regular column.
 
Articles on Audio
 
Wannamaker, R.A., "Subtractive and Non Subtractive Dithering: A Comparative Analysis," J. Audio Eng. Soc., vol. 52 (Dec. 2004). (abstract)
 
Lipshitz, S.P., and R.A. Wannamaker and J. Vanderkooy, "Dithered Noise Shapers and Recursive Digital Filters," J. Audio Eng. Soc., vol. 52 (Nov. 2004). (abstract)
 
Wannamaker, R.A., "Efficient Generation of Multichannel Dither Signals," J. Audio Eng. Soc., vol. 52 (June 2004). (abstract)
 
Wannamaker, R.A., S.P. Lipshitz, J. Vanderkooy and J.N. Wright, "A Mathematical Theory of Non Subtractive Dither," IEEE Trans. Signal Process. vol. 48 (Feb. 2000). (abstract, complete)
 
Wannamaker, R.A., S.P. Lipshitz and J. Vanderkooy, "Stochastic Resonance as Dithering," Phys. Rev. E (Statistical Physics), vol . 61 (Jan. 2000). (abstract, complete)
 
Wannamaker, R.A., and E.R. Vrscay, "Fractal Wavelet Compression of Audio Signals," J. Audio Eng. Soc., vol. 45 (Jul./Aug. 1997). (abstract)
 
Lipshitz, S.P., R.A. Wannamaker and J. Vanderkooy, "A Theoretical Survey of Quantization and Dither," J. Audio Eng. Soc., vol. 40 (May 1992). (abstract)
 
Wannamaker, R.A., "Psycho-Acoustically Optimal Noise Shaping," J. Audio Eng. Soc., vol. 40 (Jul./Aug. 1992). (abstract)
 
Lipshitz, S.P., J. Vanderkooy and R.A. Wannamaker, "Minimally Audible Noise Shaping," J. Audio Eng. Soc., vol. 39 (Nov. 1991). (abstract)
 
  Other Publications on Audio
Wannamaker, R.A., and S.P. Lipshitz, "Dithered Quantizers With and Without Feedback," Proc. of the 1993 IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics, New Paltz, NY (Oct. 1993). (abstract)
 
Lipshitz, S.P., R.A. Wannamaker, J. Vanderkooy and J.N. Wright, "Non Subtractive Dither," Proc. of the 1991 IEEE Workshop on Applications of Signal Processing to Audio and Acoustics, New Paltz, NY (Oct. 1991). (abstract)
 
Wannamaker, R.A., S.P. Lipshitz and J. Vanderkooy, "Dithering to Eliminate Quantization Distortion," Proc. of the Annual Meeting of the Canadian Acoustical Assoc., Halifax, Nova Scotia (Oct. 1989). Invited review paper. (abstract)
 
Conference Presentations
 
Wannamaker, R.A., “The Rational Number System as a Generator of Musical Form", presented at 2011 Joint Mathematics Meetings, American Mathematical Society Special Session on Mathematical Techniques in Musical Analysis, New Orleans, LA. (Jan. 2011).
 
Wannamaker, R.A., “The Spectral Music of James Tenney", presented at James Tenney & Milton Babbitt: American Iconoclasts, Feb. 9-10, 2008. Columbia University Department of Music, New York, NY (Feb. 2008).
 
Wannamaker, R.A., “North American Spectralism”, presented at the Istanbul International Spectral Music Conference, Nov. 18-23, 2003. Istanbul Technical University MIAM Center for Advanced Studies in Music, Istanbul, Turkey (Nov. 2003, read in absentia).
 
Wannamaker, R.A., “Efficient Generation of Multichannel Dither Signals,” presented at the 103rd Convention of the Audio Engineering Society, New York, NY (Sept. 1997). Preprint No. 4533.
 
Wannamaker, R.A., “Subtractive and Non-Subtractive Dithering: A Comparative Analysis,” presented at the 97th Convention of the Audio Engineering Society, San Francisco, CA (Nov. 1994). Preprint No. 3920.
 
Lipshitz, S.P., R.A. Wannamaker and J. Vanderkooy, “Dithered Noise Shapers and Recursive Digital Filters,” presented at the 94th Convention of the Audio Engineering Society, Berlin (Mar. 1993). Preprint No. 3515.
 
Wannamaker, R.A., and S.P. Lipshitz, "Time Domain Behavior of Dithered Quantizers," presented at the 93rd Convention of the Audio Engineering Society, San Francisco, CA (Oct. 1992). Preprint No. 3418. (abstract)
 
Dissertations and Theses
 
Wannamaker, R.A., "grain for 17 instruments", Ph.D. Thesis, Dept. of Music, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA (Jun. 2006)
 
Wannamaker, R.A., "Science and Music: An Aesthetic Economy" M.A. Thesis, Dept. of Music, York University, Toronto, ON (Jun. 2001). (abstract)
 
Wannamaker, R.A., "The Theory of Dithered Quantization," Ph.D. Dissertation, Dept. of Applied Mathematics, Univ. of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON (Jul. 1997). (abstract, complete PDF)
 
Wannamaker, R.A., "Dither and Noise Shaping in Audio Applications," M.Sc. Thesis, Dept. of Physics, Univ. of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON (Dec. 1990). (abstract)